Learning About Business Locks, Safes and Keys

Keyless Entry Systems: Tips To Protect Your Key Fob From Hackers

Posted by on 1-01-16 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Keyless Entry Systems: Tips To Protect Your Key Fob From Hackers

If you notice strange people repeatedly riding by your home late at night or early in the morning, you may wonder if they plan to break into your home. But the people you see may have something else in mind. A number of thieves target vehicles with keyless entry systems. The thieves use cheap devices to amplify the wireless signals produced by your key fob to enter your vehicle without causing damage to its doors or windows. You can take steps to protect your vehicle from car thieves and hackers with the tips below. Inspect Your Vehicle The...

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2 Totally Unique Places To Hide Your Spare Key Outside

Posted by on 11-11-15 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 2 Totally Unique Places To Hide Your Spare Key Outside

If you want to make sure that you are no longer at risk of being locked out of your home, you might want to hide a spare key outside. Of course, you will want to ensure that it is not visible or easily found by any criminals. To help you with this, you might want to take a few minutes to review the following two unique places to hide your spare house key. Under The Flowers This is a great hiding spot for a spare house key, because it is very unlikely that a criminal is going to naturally start digging through your flower garden in hopes of...

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When To Replace Your Lock Instead Of Re-Keying

Posted by on 9-09-15 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on When To Replace Your Lock Instead Of Re-Keying

One favorite trick by many locksmiths is to re-key a lock rather than completely replacing it. If you lose your keys, move into a new home or kick out an old roommate, re-keying your locks rather than replacing them can be an affordable way to get the security that you want. However, there are some cases in which you should replace your lock instead. These are some of the cases in which you should talk to a locksmith about replacing your lock completely. Your Key Gets “Stuck” a Lot As locks get older, it can be common for keys to...

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How To Copy A Key If You Never Have Time During Business Hours

Posted by on 8-08-15 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Copy A Key If You Never Have Time During Business Hours

The problem with many traditional means of getting a key copied is that this often involves trying to go to the hardware store when it’s open, which could very well be only during very limited hours. If you’re always busy during those hours, then you’re often out of luck. However, thanks to modern technology, there are a few alternate ways to get around this. Use Your Smartphone to Get It in the Mail There are a number of apps available now that let you make an electronic copy of your key using your phone. You take a few...

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Locksmith And Key Basics For Residential And Commercial Landlords

Posted by on 7-07-15 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Locksmith And Key Basics For Residential And Commercial Landlords

Owning a series of rental properties, whether they are single family homes, apartment complexes, or business offices, may seem like a low-effort stream of income. That is until the middle of the night maintenance and lock-out calls begin to occur. While hiring a maintenance company can alleviate midnight plumbing problems, you will also need to be prepared for the inevitable lockouts and security concerns. This guide can help you hire the right locksmith for your property type, and to set up the best keying system for your commercial and...

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2 Questions About Lock Problems Answered

Posted by on 7-07-15 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 2 Questions About Lock Problems Answered

The locks on the door to your home or business are the first line of defense against criminal activity. However, there are some problems that locks can experience that may compromise their effectiveness against criminal activity. For those that are not well-informed about these complex devices, these problems can seem daunting to address. Yet, knowing the following couple of answers to common questions about locks will help you to keep your home or business safe from burglars and other criminals.  How Can You Tell If Your Locks Are...

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3 Steps to Protect Your Commercial Property

Posted by on 7-07-15 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Steps to Protect Your Commercial Property

If you own and operate a commercial property, it pays to keep some security steps in mind that will be incredibly helpful. You’ll need to consider things like your locks, security systems and daily guidelines, so that you are able to keep your business safe throughout the years. Keep this information in mind, so that your office building remains safe both in terms of protecting your property and the lives of the people inside of the building.  Practice Some Safety Information Throughout Your Office In order to be sure that you are...

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Moving In The Same City Can Be A Work In Progress

Posted by on 7-07-15 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Moving In The Same City Can Be A Work In Progress

Not all moves are to distant lands. If you’re moving to a different house or apartment within an hour or so away from your current location, don’t worry so much about getting everything packed at once. Instead, keep a few techniques in mind for organizing, moving and maybe even keeping some of your old household in boxes for next time. Why Not Move Everything At Once? Moving is a big project unless you’re living out of a backpack and luggage. Home decor, furniture, clothes, kitchen appliances and massive lists of other...

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Access Control System Tips For Avoiding Emergency Lockouts

Posted by on 7-07-15 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Access Control System Tips For Avoiding Emergency Lockouts

As a business owner, getting called out of bed at night for an employee who is locked out can be disruptive. Having to call a locksmith for an emergency lockout can be expensive. If you want to reduce your risk of both and help to keep your security tight, consider investing in a keyless access control system for your building. A locksmith can help you build and implement a solid access control plan based on your building’s floorplan and your company operations. Here are several reasons to consider keyless access control systems....

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Four Reasons All Landlords With Multiple Properties Should Hire A Good Locksmith

Posted by on 7-07-15 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Four Reasons All Landlords With Multiple Properties Should Hire A Good Locksmith

When you own multiple rental properties, you have a lot of responsibility. It’s important to make sure the your tenants and their belongings are in a building that is well maintained and as secure as possible. However, this also means that every time a tenant moves out or in, you have to change the locks and reset the security codes. At times, this can be a daunting task. However, you can avoid the added work altogether by hiring a good locksmith service. Learn how hiring a locksmith service can benefit you. Install a Master Key System...

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